This complete grow kit for Peruvian torch cactus also called Trichocereus peruvianus allows you to grow your own cacti and contains all you need to grow them. Peruvian torch cactus contains more mescaline, grows faster than the close related San Pedro cactus(Trichocereus pachanoi). This less known cactus with green till grey-blue colour has thick thorns and is originated from Peru. The Peruvian torch is resistant for dry periods but is also resistant to cold. The stem of the Peruvian Torch Cactus can reach a length of more than 5 meters and a thickness of 15 to 20 centimetres in nature. In culture, a maximum of 10 cm thickness is more common.
1 Peruvian torch grow kit contains
- 20 viable living seeds
- Grow container with lid
- Cactus soil
- Drainage gravel
- Cover sand
Maintenance off your Peruvian Torch Cactus grow kit
Just follow the instructions included in the kit, as it is real easy to grow your own cacti using our elephantos Peruvian torch cacti grow kit! The Peruvian torch grows about 30 cm a year, when you take good care
The Peruvian torch seeds can use more water than when the roots are full grown as they than only need little water. When you already have a small cactus grown it can use a couple of hours direct sunlight, also in the summer. Cacti normally do not need a lot of water and prefers some sunlight.
When your Peruvian Torch Cacti has grown big enough (6 – 25 cm), you can start to use it, here are some options:
Eat the Peruvian Torch Cactus raw: This is the traditional way to consume it, but it tastes very bitter!
Better ways are:
Powder the skin of the Peruvian Torch Cactus: Peel the skin (the meat is the part with the highest concentrations of mescaline) than, Dry the cactus and grind it, the powder can be used for consumption.
Drink the Peruvian Torch Cactus: Remove the thorns and cut the cactus in thin slices. Then boil them for 2 to 3 hours. Mix this with pineapple juice, for a better taste, and drink it.
Eat the Peruvian Torch Cactus baked: Dry the cactus first, Cut it into slices and put it in a oven on 50°C for 4 or 5 hours. Then you can eat the slices!
We cannot indicate a dosage of use for this cactus, as you grow the Peruvian Torch Cactus yourself with this growkit, we cannot predict the amount of mescaline at time of usage. We can inform you that the trip of Peruvian Torch Cacti is less heavy than one for peyote and also should not give you much nausea as well however it is a bit stronger than the trip from the San Pedro cactus.
Do not use under the age of 18 years, do not combine with alcohol, MAO-Inhibitors or other stimulants or medication. When you're using Peruvian Torch Cactus make sure there's someone with you to assist you when necessary
We do not ship this product to: Spain, United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands.
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